Researchers at Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology have created a smartphone app that combines news coverage with social content in an effort to increase community engagement.
The business school at the University of California, Berkeley will be deploying a new mobile learning platform in its executive MBA program.
Storage manufacturer Akitio has shipped a fully bus-powered, external 512 GB solid state Thunderbolt storage system.
Most college students admit that their use of smartphones, tablets, and laptops can interfere with learning, but very few consider it more than a minor distraction, according to a new report from Barney McCoy, an associate professor of broadcasting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
A professor at SMU puts three Windows 8 tablet PCs through their paces in the classroom.
Apple has unveiled a new, lighter version of the iPad, the iPad Air, and a new iPad mini with Retina Display.
Ellucian has updated its mobile campus app development platform, Ellucian Mobile. The company revealed the update at the Educause 2013 conference.
At the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, Blackboard revealed several new e-learning tools, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system designed to work with phones, tablets, and traditional computers.
Schools want apps that can be developed and revamped quickly--and engage students fully with their institutions. A new Blackboard platform aims to help.
In a two-year pilot project, led by the Rochester Institute Technology, Rwandan high school students are taking part in a geographic information systems curriculum that puts them in the role of scientist as they collect and analyze data using Android-based phones and tablets.